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Built on Bones: 15,000 Years of Urban Life and Death



Built On Bones

Pub Date : 2017-02-23 | Author : Brenna Hassett | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472922953
ISBN 13 : 1472922956

Imagine you are a hunter-gatherer some 15,000 years ago. You've got a choice – carry on foraging, or plant a few seeds and move to one of those new-fangled settlements down the v..


Deviant Burial In The Archaeological Record

Pub Date : 2008-08-19 | Author : Eileen M. Murphy | Publisher : Oxbow Books

ISBN 10 : 9781782975359
ISBN 13 : 1782975357

This edited volume contains twelve papers that present evidence on non-normative burial practices from the Neolithic through to Post-Medieval periods and includes case studies from..


Care In The Past

Pub Date : 2016-11-30 | Author : Lindsay Powell | Publisher : Oxbow Books

ISBN 10 : 9781785703362
ISBN 13 : 1785703366

Care-giving is an activity that has been practiced by all human societies. From the earliest societies through to the present, all humans have faced choices regarding how people in..


The Archaeology Of Animal Bones

Pub Date : 2008-07-01 | Author : Terence Patrick O'Connor | Publisher : Texas A&M University Press

ISBN 10 : 1603440844
ISBN 13 : 9781603440844

Animal ecologists can observe the present and reconstruct the last one or two centuries from historical sources, but the study of animal bones adds valuable insight into the people..


The Palaeolithic Origins Of Human Burial

Pub Date : 2011-02-28 | Author : Paul Pettitt | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9780203813300
ISBN 13 : 0203813308

Humans are unique in that they expend considerable effort and ingenuity in disposing of the dead. Some of the recognisable ways we do this are visible in the Palaeolithic archaeolo..


Evolution S Bite

Pub Date : 2017-04-24 | Author : Peter S. Ungar | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400884759
ISBN 13 : 1400884756

What teeth can teach us about the evolution of the human species Whether we realize it or not, we carry in our mouths the legacy of our evolution. Our teeth are like living fossils..


Bone In The Throat

Pub Date : 2008-12-01 | Author : Anthony Bourdain | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN 10 : 1596917237
ISBN 13 : 9781596917231

When up-and-coming chef Tommy Pagana settles for a less than glamorous stint at his uncle's restaurant in Manhattan's Little Italy, he unwittingly finds himself a partner in big-ti..


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